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ELD I- Week Two

Printable Version - Week Two Learning Board (in PDF)

High School ELD I

Week 2 April 6 – April 10

Students will be able to:  

  • learn and use important vocabulary about the four seasons, wild flowers and other plants in reading passages and videos. 
  • practice reading comprehension skills and respond to questions using supporting details. 
  • write a summary and write the steps of a process in order.
  • use comparatives, superlatives and past time words to complete sentences. 

Reading & Writing 

Go to Cleverlogin to IXL then Week 2 for one of these: 

IXL Spring Spotlight Learning Plan (Easy)   OR 

IXL Spring Spotlight (Medium)  

 

Complete at least one of these articles from newsela.com 

The Four Seasons 

Wildflowers and Spring 

Videos & Writing  

Watch this video about planting wildflowers and write a summary of what you learned: 

Watch: How to Grow Wildflowers 

 

Watch this video and write the steps of how to grow a lemon tree from seeds: 

Watch: How to Grow a Lemon Tree from Seed 

Grammar 

Write your answers for the worksheets on a piece of paper, check your answers, then share with your teacher. 

Worksheet-Past Time Words 

Worksheet-Comparatives 

Worksheet-Superlatives 

Listening 

Listen to this clip about having fun and a flower shop from Randall’s Listening Lab, write your answers, and share them with your teacher. 

Listen and Answer: A Fun Day 

Listen and Answer: The Flower Shop 

 

Projects 

Do one or two of the following:  

Hands on project - If your home or backyard has space for some easy gardening, you may have fun:  

Garden Fun: Teaching Kids to grow their own food.  

Writing project – Continue daily journal entry by writing what you do every day (What is the weather like outside? What kinds of activities is this weather perfect for?) 

Science project – With an adult present, create clouds in a jar.  

How To Make Clouds in a Jar - Link 

Art Project – Create a Seasons Wheel with photos, drawings, magazine/newspaper clippings, words and colors that represent the season. 

Games 

Click on the link below. You may create an account to remember your progress. Spend 10 minutes every day practicing your typing skills. 

Typing Game Link - Typing Club 

 

Go to the first lesson and click on the space bar. 

Typing Game Link - Dance Mat Typing  

 

Extreme Weather Game 

 

 
 

Academic Vocabulary

Clouds (N):  white or grey objects in the sky that are made of many small drops of water.   

Wildflowers: (N)  flowers that grow in natural places without being planted by people 

Summarize (V) to tell (information) again using fewer words 

 

Season(s): (N) one of the four periods (spring, summer, autumn, and winter) into which the year is commonly divided 

Plant (s, ed, ing) (V): to put (a seed, flower, or plant) in the ground to grow 

Shop: (N): a building or room where goods and services are sold 

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